Expo News

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March 17, 2017

The 16 finalists have been announced for the 2017 Seafood Champion Awards, the seafood community's premier honor recognizing outstanding leadership in promoting environmentally responsible seafood.

The Seafood Champion Awards are presented by SeaWeb, a program of The Ocean Foundation. SeaWeb serves the sustainable seafood community by supporting a coordinated infrastructure of people and knowledge to guide, inspire and reward the seafood

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March 11, 2016

With a large investment in its presentation at Seafood Expo North America, Seafood Scotland believes it made an impression that will result in increased exposure and sales.

Clare MacDougall, the trade marketing manager for Seafood Scotland, said her organization brought celebrity chef Mark Greenaway as well as four Scottish fishers with them to the show in Boston 6 to 8 March, and hosted a four-course meal for invited guests catered by

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March 10, 2016

This year’s Seafood Expo North America (SENA) event brought industry technologists from far and wide to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center for three days of dealing and demonstrations. The creators of Ocean Executive – a new online trading platform crafted specifically for the seafood industry – were among this gills-and-gadgets crowd, showing off a digital solution that could make seafood professionals’ jobs a whole lot easier

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March 8, 2016

The nonprofit Center for Development and Sustainable Fisheries (CeDePesca) announced a new fishery improvement plan for offshore Argentine red shrimp on Tuesday, 8 March at Seafood Expo North America.

The FIP was created following a Marine Stewardship Council pre-assessment conducted by the Spanish company Bureau Veritas, and after an action plan was designed to address its findings.

Major companies involved in the offshore Argentine red

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March 8, 2016

A luxurious dinner hosted during Seafood Expo North America by the Italian Trade Commission featured premium branzino and caviar it sought to tout to American buyers.

The dinner took place at the Rialto, an Italian restaurant where chef Jody Adams has won a prestigious James Beard award. The menu was highlighted by a caviar and smoked sea bream salad with beet vinaigrette, poppy seeds, preserved lemon, crème fraiche and tarragon. In addressing

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March 8, 2016

Stavis Seafoods will become the anchor tenant for a new seafood facility scheduled to be built on the Boston Waterfront by September 2018, the company announced on 8 March at the Seafood Expo North America (SENA) event. 

Massport approved the project, to be constructed on Parcel 5 of the Massport Marine Terminal in Boston, Mass. By way of the facility, Stavis will be able to bring all of its Boston-area locations under one roof –

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Michelle McNickle, Digital Product Manager

Published on
March 8, 2016

The device-heavy lifestyle of younger generations in China have created a huge boom for e-commerce sales of fresh food, and for seafood suppliers looking to break into the Chinese market, it means a change in thinking regarding traditional processing practices.

This sentiment stemmed from a panel titled E-Commerce in China at today’s Seafood Expo North America show in Boston. Eric Li, Vice President of Shanghai Yiguo E-commerce Co., Ltd

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March 8, 2016

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) and IDH (The Sustainable Trade Initiative) are planning to further their collaborative relationship moving forward with the construction and implementation of an iBAP “pillar” to be nestled within the IDH-operated FIT Fund, the pair announced at the Seafood Expo North America (SENA) event, held in Boston, on 7 March.

Acting as an “implementation partner,” GAA will be in charge of technical

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March 8, 2016

Shrimp wholesaler Oceans 97 Inc. will be opening of a new Boston-based office within the SnapChef Culinary Innovation Center, the company announced on 8 March at the Seafood Expo North America (SENA) event.

The new office location will act as the wholesaler’s New England hub, catering to existing customers while also expanding its presence and clientele base in and around the northeastern U.S. region. This expansion is a first for Oceans 97,

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March 8, 2016

A large delegation of Thai officials, including Thai Ambassador to the United States Pisan Manawapat, delivered an update on reforms underway in the Thai seafood supply chain at Seafood Expo North America on Monday, 7 March.

In an exclusive interview with SeafoodSource, Manawapat described the Thai government’s efforts to enact comprehensive fisheries reform, including upping law enforcement, curbing human rights abuses and slavery and

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